Colons, semicolons, and dashes
My favorite things: warm, sunny days; soft, cuddly puppies; and brownies — but only ones without nuts!
In this grammar worksheet, your fourth grader will learn how to write sentences using a dash, colon, or semicolon.
Connectives are words or phrases that link together different parts of a text.
In this language arts worksheet, your fourth grader will get practice combining two simple sentences into one compound sentence.
Skill: Sentence structure
Adding a clause to a simple sentence makes it longer. Adding two ore more clauses makes it a compound sentence. A complex sentence gets even more, well, complex…
In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice building and understanding simple, compound, AND complex sentences.
Skill: Building vocabulary
For, between, across and through are all prepositions.
In this writing worksheet, your child will write the correct preposition into ten pre-written sentences, and then write 10 full sentences which will contain prepositional phrases.
Punctuating a paragraph
Skill: English grammar
Paragraphs separate instructions, ideas or themes — and without them writing can be hard to follow.
In this writing worksheet, your fourth grader will edit a paragraph by separating the phrases, adding capital letters and the proper punctuation. As a bonus exercise, your child will also practice writing a paragraph with dialogue using quotation marks.